While we prepare to head out the door and capture the best moments from Day 2 of PA Bacon Fest, we want to briefly look ahead to Monday’s edition of The Quinn Spinn, airing at 7 p.m. ET on WLVU: The Sound of The Underground.
To close out October, The Quinn Spinn is joined by Bret Talbert, a local musician behind the project, B Willy Circus. Bret recently recorded a slew of new material here at Studio 73, and we’ll hear a couple tracks and learn more.
Fun fact: I’ve been following Philadelphia’s Foxtrot & the Get Down for years. We originally crossed paths back in 2014, in the old days of The Quinn Spinn. We’d play their tunes on the show and, as a matter of fact, they even trekked all the way to North Jersey that June, where we were based at the time, to perform at an American Cancer Society benefit that we produced called “Entertainment For a Cure.”
Playoff baseball is underway, and The Quinn is just a wee bit distracted by the ongoing Cubs/Nationals battle in Game 3 of the NLDS. Still, that doesn’t stop us from bringing you the finest in (mostly local) independent music on The Quinn Spinn, including…
Kara Hartzell is a singer-songwriter hailing from the Lehigh Valley whose debut EP, “When I’m Home,” is set for release on October 5, 2017 at SteelStacks. Kara joins The Quinn Spinn to tell us what we can expect, and to perform a couple of original selections live on the show.
As noted in this week’s Can’t-Miss Shows of the Week, folk singer-songwriter Kara Hartzell will release her debut EP, “When I’m Home,” at SteelStacks Open Mic hosted by Billy Bauer this Thursday, October 5 at 9 p.m.
Before we get to Thursday, though, The Quinn Spinn has a preview in store!
As we continue to hint around about big things on the way for WLVU: The Sound of The Underground this fall, we’d be remiss if we didn’t mention that The Quinn Spinn, which airs on the station Monday nights at 7 p.m. ET, is planning a big fall season full of new, live episodes.
And, if you’re an artist – or just a person with a story to tell – we want you to be part of our plans!
One thing you might notice if you’ve been listening to WLVU: The Sound of The Underground lately is that things are seeming a bit more organized. That’s because we’re taking all of our music and categorizing it by genre. So, on Tuesday evenings, you might hear a rock block. On Sunday afternoons, you’ll hear a solid couple hours of jazz. Expect more programming blocks like this to cater to specific tastes going forward. More information is to come.
If you tune in at the right times, you’ll also notice fine WLVU programs, like the ones outlined below!
This Week on WLVU
At first glance, this list doesn’t seem too long this week, but when you consider that we have 12 – count ‘em – 12 Can’t-Miss Shows in one for you on Friday, this is actually our longest weekly list ever.
See you out there!
Can’t-Miss Shows of the Week!
So… now what?
Now, we keep going! Musikfest might be over for another year, but as always, there’s plenty going on around here to keep the pulse of the music scene beating the rest of the year through.